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Self Drive USA - California Wine Country

5 days / 4 nights self drive from $1025 per person share twin
Flights are additional

5 days / 4 nights self drive from
per person share twinFlights are additional

California Wine Country

Just a short drive from San Francisco lies Sonoma County and the Napa Valley: a land of agriculture bounty and world-class wines. With more than 600 friendly wineries, 40-plus spas, farm-to-table restaurants, art galleries, rivers, redwoods and meandering trails, this wine country is a wonderful experience.

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San Francisco return flights from $1135 per person
From Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch flying United Airlines
Travel: 06 Oct 17 – 12 Dec 17 & 20 Jan 18 – 25 Mar 18

Deal includes
• ​​​4 nights accommodation
• ​​5 day mid-size Hertz rental car hire
• Breakfast daily in Sonoma
Flights are additional

5 days/4 nights self drive
From $​1​185 per person share twin
Travel: 01 Sep-01 Nov 17
From $1​​025 per person share twin
Travel: 19 Nov-18 Dec 17 & 01-31 Jan 18
From $​1​435 per person share twin
Travel: 01 Feb-01 Mar 18
From $​14​55 per person share twin
Travel: 02-31 Mar 18

Note: Road tolls, fuel, meals, hotel parking charges, admission fees and surcharges are not included.

Departures from San Francisco: Daily

*Sonoma accommodation based on Sun-Thu rates

Our favourite things to do

• Take a wine tasting tour on the Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley
• Experiment with a cooking class in Sonoma
• Try a wine tasting tour with a difference – by cycling between the vineyards
• Enjoy a seaside lunch in Bodega Bay
• Dine on a 3 hour dining excursion on the Napa Valley Wine Train
• Stop in Yountville to pick up coffee and delicious French pastries at Bouchon Bakery
• Sample the sparkling wine at the French chateaux Domaine Carneros, founded by the family behind Champagne Taittinger


Day 1: San Francisco – Sonoma
Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, and stop for a great photo back towards the city or take a hike over the bridge. Continue north to Petaluma, one of the oldest cities in California, a charming river town and a great base for exploring the Sonoma County wineries, redwoods and dramatic coastline.
Day 2: Sonoma
You’re going to need to rise early, but it’ll be well worth it for a sunrise hotair balloon ride over the valley, followed by a gourmet brunch. It’s one of those lifetime experiences you’ll never forget, and is a spectacular way to see the whole valley in a breathtaking light.
Day 3: Sonoma – Napa Valley
Spend the day in Napa Valley, just a short drive from Sonoma. Try the Napa Valley Wine Train, a scenic 3-hour gourmet-dining excursion aboard a lavishly restored Pullman car.
Day 4: Napa Valley
Today head north to Oakville where you’ll find one of the most iconic wine estates in the valley – Opus One. It represents the best possible marriage between French and Californian winemaking. Ready for a change of pace? Instead of another wine-tasting, how about an olive-oil tasting at the Round Pond Olive Mill. After your tasting enjoy a lunch of cheese, bread and fresh product. Spend the afternoon wandering around the charming towns of Yountville and St. Helena.
Day 5: Napa Valley – San Francisco

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Terms and Conditions

Sale ends ​27 Aug 17 • Prices are correct as at 26 Jul 17 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Full payment is required no later than 4.59 pm 31 Oct 17 • Bedding configurations may vary on twin share option • Accommodation is subject to availability • Valid for travel commenced and completed as specified • Some surcharges and closeouts may apply • Group prices are not applicable on these packages • Amendment and cancellation fees apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Hertz rental car is inclusive of Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), taxes, local surcharges, airport fees, unlimited mileage and Vehicle Licence fee (VLF). Accommodation is based on Standard Grade Accommodation - Please ask us about the Upgraded Accommodation Program • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. HOT code: CMPSFOUA0817

Flights T&Cs:

Advertised airfares are per person based on return travel flying United Airlines & partner airlines • Prices include ticket taxes & surcharges based on most direct routing with no stopovers • Prices are correct as at ​10 Aug 17, but may fluctuate depending on routing and exchange rates • Available for purchase in store only • Sales until 27 Aug 17 • Full payment is required upon purchase • Min/max stays apply • All travel must be commenced between dates as advertised • Capacity is limited and may not be available on all services

Sale Period

Until 27 Aug 17


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